East Texas Food Bank announces new Chief Development Officer
The East Texas Food Bank (ETFB) recently announced Tim Butler as the new Chief Development Officer.
Butler joined the East Texas Food Bank in August 2012 as the Volunteer Coordinator, coming from a management position at FRESH by Brookshire’s. He also served as manager in the Child Hunger Programs Department, and became the Chief Impact Officer in 2017.
Butler said he looks forward to meeting more people in the community that support ETFB.
“I have had the opportunity, with my current role, to work with many of the foundations that award ETFB grants to make sure they are implemented with the best stewardship for what the donor intended,” he said. “I look forward to meeting more of the people in our community who help support ETFB so we can continue our strong relationships and partnerships across the region that help us fight hunger in 26 counties in East Texas.”
From an early age, Butler has been involved in missions across the globe with Youth With a Mission (YWAM). He grew up in Lindale and married his high school sweetheart Jannah.
Butler has a strong desire to help people in need, and is grateful to be part of an organization that makes such a big difference in the community.
Butler earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Tyler.
VeraBank welcomes mortgage banker to Tyler
VeraBank recently welcomed Madeleine Patrick to its mortgage banking team. Patrik will serve as a Mortgage Banker in Tyler.
Patrick joined VeraBank in 2021 and is a proven dedicated team member who is passionate about the financial industry and customer success.
Senior Vice President and Regional Manager Andre Adams said the company is fortunate to have someone of Patrick’s caliber.
“We are fortunate to have someone of Madeleine’s caliber on our mortgage team,” he said. “She is extremely hard working and is vested in creating client relationships that build upon trust and last beyond closing; she is very deserving of this role.”
VeraBank President and CEO Brad Tidwell Patrick will compliment the existing team.
“We are thrilled to continue growing and expanding in the Tyler market with such top-quality talent,” he said. “Madeleine will really complement our existing team and will help us build even stronger relationships within the community.”
Patrick is excited to help families in the area find a home with assurance and ease. Outside of the bank, she enjoys browsing the shelves at bookstores, creating memorable experiences with family and friends, supporting the arts, and volunteering. She recently accepted membership to the Junior Achievement Tyler Board of Directors.
Patrick can be reached at email@example.com or (903) 509-0400 ext. 7516.